Rémi Jedwab is a Fellow at the NYU Marron Institute and an associate professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Elliott School and the Department of Economics of George Washington University. Professor Jedwab's main fields of research are urban and real estate economics, development and growth, environmental economics, and labor economics. Some of the issues he has studied include urbanization and structural transformation, urban construction and climate change, the economic determinants and effects of transportation infrastructure, and the roles of institutions, human capital and technology in development and growth. He is the co-founder and co-organizer of the World Bank-GWU Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Conference and the Washington Area Development Economics Symposium. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the American Economic Journal-Macroeconomics and the Journal of Economic Growth. Finally, he is an Associate Editor at the Journal of Urban Economics and Regional Science and Urban Economics.